Fisher definition

fĭshər
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See phisher.
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A carnivorous mammal (Martes pennanti) of northern North America, having thick, dark-brown fur.
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The fur of this animal.
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A person who fishes; fisherman.
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The largest marten (Martes pennanti), noted for its thick, dark fur.
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This fur.
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A person or ship that is engaged in fishing.
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A North American marten, Martes pennanti, that has thick brown fur.
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The fur of Martes pennanti.
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A city in Arkansas.
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A village in Illinois.
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A village in Louisiana.
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A rural municipality in Manitoba, Canada.
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A town in Minnesota.
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One that fishes, as a person or ship engaged in fishing.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
fisher
Plural:
fishers

Origin of fisher

  • From French fichet (“polecat (pelt)”), probably from Dutch visse (“nasty”).

    From Wiktionary

  • fish +‎ -er

    From Wiktionary